Description: Wide-ranging discussion of ancient Near Eastern social and cultic contexts
Exploration of focused topics such as the persona of the prophet and the problem of violence in prophetic rhetoric
Sophisticated historical and literary analysis of key prophetic texts
Feminist, materialist, and postcolonial readings engaging the insights of influential contemporary theorists
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Literature
Review by Phillip G. Camp
Citation: Phillip G. Camp, review of Carolyn J. Sharp, ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).
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